Tag: Constitution

Mazi EmekaMay 26, 2016

This series of tweets helps you understand the troublesome #ShariaBill

Author, lawyer and human rights activist, Ayo Sugunro, in this series of tweets explains the implication of the Sharia bill ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 12, 2016

No jokes, beggars are on strike in Kaduna state

Beggars in Kaduna state besieged the Kaduna Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists on Wednesday, May 12 demanding that Governor ...

Dele BenjaminMay 1, 2016

Sheriff defies party chieftains, pursues amendment of PDP constitution

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ali Modu Sheriff is said to be moving towards changing the constitution ...

James SamboMay 1, 2016

‘The constitution allows us to move freely’ – Fulani herdsmen

Herdsmen have described as ‘unconstitutional’, the attempts to stop them from grazing their cattle in any part of the country, ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 27, 2016

Obasanjo blasts legislators in letter to the Senate (READ)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has sent a letter to the leadership of the National Assembly. According to The Cable, the ...

Kolapo OlapojuApril 28, 2015

With the constitution’s help, PDP hopes to produce new Speaker of House of Reps

by Kolapo Olapoju While the All Progressives Congress delays in agreeing on candidates for National Assembly leadership, the Peoples Democratic ...

Kolapo OlapojuFebruary 23, 2015

Why Obanikoro is not qualified to be a minister – Civil society group

by Damilola Jagun A civil society group, All Nigeria Save Democracy Movement, is seeking to block the ratification of the ...

Isime EseneJanuary 21, 2015

Modupe Odele: What the law says about Gen. Muhammadu Buhari’s certificate

by Modupe Odele So honestly, I cannot (and justifiably so) understand the argument that the General is not qualified to ...

Op-Ed EditorAugust 18, 2014

APC voltrons take note – The deployment of soldiers for elections is legal (Y! Legal)

by Orji Agwu Uka   However, in the absence (to my knowledge) of any law or regulation passed by the ...

April 1, 2014

Opinion: 13 things Mandela would have done if he was a Nigerian

by Darasimi Oshodi He would have tried (and might have succeeded) to tinker with his country’s constitution to elongate his ...

March 9, 2014

Opinion: How President Jonathan failed to wield absolute power

by Olaitan Ajiboye That absolute power is what Nigerians want Mr President to ‘ACTIVATE’ on Boko Haram and paralyse them. ...

January 21, 2014

Gusau, Obanikoro, others named among Jonathan’s ministerial nominees

by Oge Okonkwo The names of the 12 new ministerial nominees have been submitted to the Senate for consideration and confirmation by President ...

December 20, 2013

Tunde Ajileye: Death and the politician’s horsemen

by Tunde Ajileye The Constitution we have agreed to be governed by sets term limits for them and all attempts ...

November 4, 2013

Opinion: A few fixes Nigeria desperately needs

by Tokunbo Soetan Fixing this constitution will go a long way towards fixing the ills of the country, and should ...

October 21, 2013

Ochereome Nnanna: We want a real conference, not a jamboree

by Ochereome Nnanna The conference will now be exactly what we had feared: an Obasanjo-like jamboree that will not satisfy ...

October 17, 2013

Opinion: President Jonathan and the contentious single term pact

by Idowu Babajide Though members of The New PDP have insisted that GEJ signed an Agreement stating that he won’t ...

October 10, 2013

Olisa Agbakoba: Can National Conference provide legal basis for new Nigerian Constitution?

by Olisa Agbakoba, SAN  The Late Aka-Bashorun, my most illustrious predecessor, as President of Nigerian Bar Association, the first to clearly ...

October 6, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Our Constitution is not the problem

by Simon Kolawole But I will soon show that this is not a minor issue. It will determine the pattern ...

September 21, 2013

Opinion: Atiku, ‘new PDP’ and their crude antics

by Ocheme Eneoche But, even more worrisome is the motivational similarities of an agbero “takeover” with the Atiku led “putsch”. ...

September 3, 2013

Opinion: Eligibility questions against Jonathan – Lessons from the U.S

by Umar Ardo Therefore, these calls on President Jonathan to contest the 2015 presidential elections without first amending the constitution ...

September 3, 2013

Opinion: Is the ruling party gradually ruining or completely ruined?

by Emmanuel Onwubiko   Why should an elected president of the federation or state governors be recognized as party leaders ...

August 14, 2013

Elnathan John: About Femi Fani-Kayode’s ‘bitter truth’

by Elnathan John My opinion in this matter is simple. A Lagosian as a social term is any Nigerian citizen ...

August 13, 2013

Chidi Amuta: Lagos deportation – The invasion of designer tribesmen

by Chidi Amuta But what we are witnessing in recent times, beginning with the Lagos renditions, is first, a flagrant ...

August 8, 2013

Opinion: The APC and remoulding the Nigerian party system

by Jibrin Ibrahim The Professor Jega led INEC has always shown concern for a party system that expressed scant regard ...

August 8, 2013

Opinion: Nigerian legislators are cats with nine lives

by Josef Omorotionmwan When it comes to playing to the gallery, the House of Representatives is certainly smarter than the ...

August 7, 2013

Opinion: The big dilemma in the local government reforms

by Nasiru Suwaid To be sure, none of the issues in contention in the current reviewed document, has presented a ...

August 3, 2013

Mina Ogbanga: Facing the crux of the matter – Who are we up against? (Y! FrontPage)

by Mina Ogbanga    Then let’s start by facing the crux of the matter and also remember that “Those whose ...

August 3, 2013

Chido Onumah: A case for true federalism

by Chido Onumah It is this unregulated power that has created the twisted logic that makes it possible, for example, ...

July 29, 2013

Cheta Nwanze: Yerima is all about himself and little of Islam (Y! FrontPage)

by Cheta Nwanze The world will always be full o’people like Yerima who will always attempt to twist conditions for ...

July 27, 2013

Roz Ben-Okagbue: Is the removal of S29 the answer to eradicating child marriage?

by Roz Ben-Okagbue The long and short of it all is that just as Yerima argued in the Senate, the ...

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